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Council split on request for development agreement



Wednesday, 18 January 2012 12:58

    On a 3-2 vote Monday night, the Clear Lake City Council has set a public hearing date for a proposed development agreement for the redevelopment of the former Fredriksen Welding shop located at 209 1st Ave. S.
    Developer Tim Stenberg wants to build five new two-story condominiums on the L-shaped site and was requesting assistance from the City to offset some of the costs that


Pat Boone will headline 2012 Winter Dance Party



Wednesday, 18 January 2012 12:56

Chuck Berry cancels Feb. 4 appearance at Surf

The Surf Ballroom & Museum has announced Chuck Berry will not be appearing as the headlining act for the 2012 Winter Dance Party.  Pat Boone has been secured to headline the event.  Chuck Berry was scheduled to appear on Saturday, Feb. 4, during the annual tribute.
    “We obviously were extremely disappointed to learn that Chuck Berry isn’t able to be with us,” stated Laurie Lietz, Surf Ballroom executive


Merger is complete for economic groups



Wednesday, 18 January 2012 12:46

Officials with three North Iowa economic development groups have announced a merger which folds economic development efforts throughout Cerro Gordo County into a single public/private entity.  The North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation, Mason City Economic Development Corporation and Clear Lake Economic


Veterans Memorial Golf Foundation asks city to fund course improvements



Wednesday, 18 January 2012 12:41

Labor donated for needed work

The Clear Lake City Council heard one of several budget requests from city entities in workshop session Monday night.  The Veterans Memorial Golf Club Foundation has asked the Council to consider funding about $18,500 in capital improvements at the golf course. 


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